Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology

1031 10288Position ID: 1031-ASSISTANTPROFESSOR [#10288]
Position Title: Assistant Professors positions in Computational and Data-intensive Science and Engineering
Position Location: Moscow, International 143025, Russian Federation [map]
Subject Area: Computational and Data-intensive Science and Engineering
Starting Date: 2018/02/25
Application Deadline: 2017/05/30 finished (posted 2017/05/12, finished 2018/03/06, listed until 2017/11/12)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professors positions in Computational and Data-intensive Science and Engineering

The Center for Computational and Data-intensive Science and Engineering (CDISE) of the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Moscow, Russia) invites applications for junior faculty positions with a tentative starting date of August 2017 (later starting dates may be also considered). The successful candidates will provide evidence of high-quality scholarly output at the international level that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer reviewed publications in top-level international conferences and journals, excellence in teaching and innovation.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in mathematics, computer science or a related area. We are looking for a candidate with strong background in Natural Language Processing (NLP) and its applications. Candidates with substantial experience in Speech Recognition, Document Summarisation, Text Classification, Machine Translation and Question Answering are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high-quality scholarly output at the international level that demonstrates potential for independent sustainable research, innovation and teaching activities leading to peer reviewed publications in top-level international conferences and journals and excellence in teaching and innovation.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in mathematics, computer science or a related area. We are looking for a candidate with strong background in Artificial Intelligence and its applications. Candidates with substantial experience in Distributed Intelligent Systems, Computer vision, Information Retrieval, Industrial Analytics, and Human-Computer Interface are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high-quality scholarly output at the international level that demonstrates potential for independent sustainable research, innovation and teaching activities leading to peer reviewed publications in top-level international journals/conferences and excellence in teaching and innovation.

It is expected that the appointed candidates will take an active part in Skoltech and CDISE strategic activities in development of digital platforms for industrial, biomedical and urban applications of Information Retrieval.

Faculty duties for all the positions include teaching at graduate level, advising student and innovation projects, and conducting application-oriented research. All activities at Skoltech are carried out in English, therefore, candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) is an English-speaking international graduate research university in Moscow, Russia. Established in 2011 in collaboration with MIT, Skoltech advances scientific knowledge, educates global leaders in innovation and fosters new technologies to address critical issues facing Russia and the world. Skoltech is an integral part of the Skolkovo Innovation Center that comprises a complete high-tech city with a number of international R&D centers and start-up incubators. CDISE members conduct cross-cutting interdisciplinary research driven by modern applications in the fields of computational science & engineering, data sciences and machine learning. CDISE has more than a dozen research groups which are among best groups in Russia and are competitive at the international level in their prospective areas. Currently, CDISE has 16 Faculty members, 45 researchers, and > 60 Ph.D. students. It powers the largest educational program at Skoltech – the IT program with two tracks: “Data Science” and “Computational Science and Engineering”. We offer: - a challenging job in an international, dynamic and professional environment - synergy between science, technology and innovation - internationally competitive compensation package - a significant research start-up package - excellent research and computational infrastructure.

For more information on Skoltech, please visit skoltech.ru or faculty.skoltech.ru. For more information on CDISE, please go to the CDISE website: http://crei.skoltech.ru/cdise. To apply, please go to our application website: http://join.skoltech.ru/how-to-apply/ and follow the instructions. Please note the code of the current vacancy that you will need when filling out the application form:[33_CDISE_AI]. We encourage informal enquiries to the center leader Prof. Maxim Fedorov (m.fedorov@skoltech.ru) or to the faculty with the closest research area. The application submission deadline is April 1, 2018. The selection of candidates for the position starts immediately until the position is filled.


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Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology
ul. Novaya, d.100, Karakorum Building, 7th floor
Skolkovo 143025 Russian Federation
Web Page: http://crei.skoltech.ru/cdise/vacancies/

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